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Strong's #1747 - ἐνέδρα

Transliteration
enédra
Phonetics
en-ed'-rah
Origin
from (G1722) and the base of (G1476)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. a lying in wait, an ambush
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 6148 ‑ עָרַב (aw‑rab');  
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Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐνέδρ-α, ἡ,

I

1. sitting in: hence, lying in wait, ambush, Th. 5.56 (pl.), etc.; ἐ. ποιεῖσθαι Id. 3.90; ἐνέδραι κατασκευάζονται X. Eq.Mag. 4.10; ἐνέδραν τιθέναι D.S. 19.108; θέσθαι Plu. Rom. 23; εἰς ἐ. ἐμπίπτειν X. Cyr. 8.5.14; ἐκ τῆς ἐ. ἀνίστασθαι ib. 5.4.4; θέειν ἐκ τῆς ἐ. Th. 4.67. men laid in ambush, τὴν ἐ. ἐζανιστάναι X. HG 4.8.37.

2. metaph., trickery, treachery, δόλου καὶ ἐνέδρας πλήρης Pl. Lg. 908d, cf. D. 19.77; ἐνέδρας ἕνεκα Antiph. 124.7; ἐξ ἐνέδρας, opp. φανερῶς, Ph. 2.422; μετ' ἐνέδρας App. BC 1.30, cf. Archig.ap Orib. 8.2.20.

II position, ναρθήκων Hp. Fract. 16, 27. III delay, περί τι POxy. 62.10 (iii A.D.), etc.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐν -έδρα , -ας ,

(< ἕδρα , a seat),

[in LXX: Joshua 8:7-9, Psalms 10:8 (H693)*;]

a lying in wait, an ambush: Acts 23:16 (Rec. ἔνεδρον , a form freq. in LXX), Acts 25:8.†


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

The derived meaning of ";treachery,"; ";fraud,"; is illustrated by P Oxy 1. 62.10 (iii/A.D.) ἵνα μὴ ἐκ τῆς σῆς ἀμελείας ἐνέδρα περὶ τὴν ἐμβολὴν γέηται, ";in order that there may be no fraud in the lading through any neglect of yours"; (Edd.) : cf. ib. XII. 1428.5 (iv/A.D.) ὑπ ]ὲρ τοῦ τοίνυν μὴ ἐνέδραν ἐπακολουθῆσαι, ";so as to prevent any deception from ensuing,"; ib. 1455.12 (A.D. 275) εἰς τὸ μηδεμί [α ]ν ἐ ̣ν ̣ε ̣δ ̣ρ ̣[αν ] ἐπακολ [ουθε ] [ν. For the form ἐνεδρεία cf. the endorsement of a petition to the logistes—ἐνεδρείας γεγενημένης, ";concerning a case of fraud"; (P Oxy VI. 900.19—A.D. 322).

 

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ενέδρα ένεδρα ενεδραν ενέδραν ένεδραν ἐνέδραν ενέδρας enedran enédran
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